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    Technology Seminar         

    & 70th Annual Luncheon      


The 2017 IDGTE technology seminar and annual luncheon is to be held at the Grange Tower  Bridge Hotel.  This will comprise a morning seminar session, followed  by the traditional luncheon

and guest speakers in the afternoon.


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Welcome to IDGTE

Our mission is to serve our members and the industry by encouraging the sharing of knowledge and advancing the design, development, manufacture, application, operation and maintenance of reciprocating internal combustion engines, gas turbines and their related fields. We strive to be the place where all involved in the power and engine industries can develop their knowledge in the field of diesel engines, gas engines, gas turbines and related technologies.

You are invited to be part of IDGTE. Join a unique professional organisation dedicated to your industry and extend your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by participating in IDGTE meetings, technical visits and networking opportunities.



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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel London

Proposed visit to

JCB Power Systems Ltd, Derby

March/April 2017

We are arranging a morning visit to

JCB Power Systems Limited

to take a look around the engine production area of the new JCB facility at Foston near Derby.  This will be followed by a presentation on engine development at JCB by Jakub Piaszyk, one of our Advisory Council members.

In the afternoon, we hope to make arrangements to visit the J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited headquarters at Rocester; the world’s third largest construction equipment manufacturer.

If you are interested in taking part in this visit please email enquiries@idgte.org and we will contact you when details have been finalised.

2017 Technical Programme

IDGTE is pleased to announce that the 2017 technical programme is now under planning and it is intended to include:

Spring papers day

Summer one day seminar

Autumn papers day

Gas turbine conference in November

It is intended that the programme includes topics of interest to our membership and the industry worldwide.  In 2017 we plan to continue delivering high quality papers days as well as our seminars and conferences.  The theme of these events will include current and topical subjects relevant to members, plant users and today’s reciprocating engine and gas turbine industries.  

We invite you to send in your ideas and get involved in the organisation of these events.  You are invited to propose papers for consideration. Your help is welcome and needed. To be part of the programme please contact IDGTE Bedford office with your comments now.

CHAIN:2017   18 February 2017, John Dalton Building, Manchester M15 6BH

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